Halo 5: Guardians [XO]

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    Maybe it was the most stable build they felt comfortable having the public play.

    I could just imagine the reactions if the build they brought was extremely buggy----in other words 343i has to play it safe after the cluster-f*ck of the MCC launch.
     
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    Lol agreed. There is a cert process for demos as well. So I was thinking 1 month old, or 1.5 months: but three months places it before E3. Which says a lot about how old that E3 demo is.
     
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    Well, 3 months before E3? ;)
     
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    Damn, those grenade explosions look pathetic. Huge downgrade from previous games.
     
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    I thought it was just me. I wonder why would the reason for the downgrade. Hopefully we'll get a vidoc for the gameplay changes.
     
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    Reduce GPU load… to keep 60 fps.
     
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    It might just be incomplete/placeholder. Which grenades are we talking about here anyway?
    Plasma
    standard?

    I saw, oddly 3 different styles of explosions. 1 was significantly worse compared to the other two.
     
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    This talk of explosions looking worse has made me wonder whether it’s possible for development teams (I’ve hypothesised similar before) to analyse each of the different effects for their frame time and then substitute a heavy effect like reflection mapping for the actual explosion and maybe some simple reflection of the flame instead (rather than full scene reflections). Besides massive exposure from an explosion would actually make your eyes readjust their pupil dilation (or aperture) to compensate and therefore only the overexposed parts are seen. It could be done in the same way a magician uses sleight of hand to hide something they’re doing; i.e., your eyes are drawn to one area, so why emphasize on something that’s avoided or ignored.

    Alternatively change the whole lighting scheme for when an explosion does go off so that the flames provide the majority of the scene’s lighting and use less exposure / lower quality variations of the remaining light sources.

    I can imagine that such an implementation could appear more pleasing to the eye if the limitations are compensated for appropriately.
     
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    Judging by the effects. Cake grenades :yep2:

    Mmmm... space cake.
     
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    Standard grenades.

    Since the holy trinity of Halo is guns, grenade and melee it's a delicate balance to maintain. Hoping that is adjusted as I don't think it is a tech issue.
     
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    Is there not

    frag
    plasma
    pulse

    There are 3 icons on the HUD and the third type is pickup thats been shows on the B-Roll I believe. Pulse name I saw from Ready Up Live
     
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    I was mainly referring to plasma grenades, which used to give off a kind of mini electrical storm upon detonation.
     
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    I think there are 4 grenade types if you include the Spike grenades that the Brute carries.
     
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    I miss the fire grenades... Tons of fun to light teabaggers on fire.
     
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    OCD triggered. Or just trypophobia. Dunno. Those circle protrusions are making me scratch. Looks awful. Wrong.
     

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    Definitely Trypophobia, it's triggering it in me as well. Makes me freak out a bit looking at it. Looks like I'm either not going to be playing this or not going to be using that particular weapon..ever.

    Regards,
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    Death by Needler is one of the funniest and most humiliating ways to buy the farm in Halo.
     
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